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Acknowledgements

From the Author
This project would not have happened without the help of my research assistant, Julie Richard. I am grateful to my friends and colleagues Louise Déry, Mario Côté, Louise Vigneault, Gilles Lapointe, Peter Hodgins, Ken Carpenter, Marie Beaulieu, and many others. Paul Bradley and the Galerie Simon Blais were extremely generous in sharing images of Sullivan’s work. I am especially indebted to Françoise Sullivan, who made me tea in her Pointe-Saint-Charles studio, and took the time to discuss her life and work with me.

I was honoured to be asked to write about Françoise Sullivan by Art Canada Institute. I wish to thank Sara Angel and Anna Hudson for thinking of me, as well as the other members of the ACI team who contributed to this book: Lara Hinchberger, Kendra Ward, Simone Wharton, Laura Demers, Emily Derr, and  Ginette Jubinville.

 

From the Art Canada Institute
The Art Canada Institute gratefully acknowledges the generosity of Alexandra Bennett in memory of Jalynn Bennett, the Title Sponsor of this book.

The Art Canada Institute gratefully acknowledges its other sponsors for the 2017–18 Season: Aimia, Consignor Canadian Fine Art, Kiki and Ian Delaney, Richard and Donna Ivey, the six children of Betty-Ann McNicoll-Elliott and R. Fraser Elliott, The Sabourin Family Foundation, Sandra L. Simpson, and TD Bank Group.

We also sincerely thank the Founding Sponsor for the Art Canada Institute: BMO Financial Group; and the Art Canada Institute Founding Patrons: Jalynn H. Bennett, Butterfield Family Foundation, David and Vivian Campbell, Albert E. Cummings, Kiki and Ian Delaney, Dr. Jon S. and Mrs. Lyne Dellandrea, the Fleck family, Roger and Kevin Garland, Glorious & Free Foundation, The Scott Griffin Foundation, Gershon Iskowitz Foundation, Jane Huh, Michelle Koerner and Kevin Doyle, Lawson Hunter, Phil Lind, Nancy McCain and Bill Morneau, Sarah and Tom Milroy, Partners in Art, Gerald Sheff and Shanitha Kachan, Sandra L. Simpson, Stephen Smart, Pam and Mike Stein, Nalini and Tim Stewart, The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, Robin and David Young, and Sara and Michael Angel.

We thank our Lead Benefactors: Alexandra Baillie, Alexandra Bennett, Grant and Alice Burton, Kiki and Ian Delaney, Dr. Jon S. and Mrs. Lyne Dellandrea, Michelle Koerner and Kevin Doyle, James and Melinda Harrison, Sarah and Tom Milroy, Partners in Art, Pam and Michael Stein, and Sara and Michael Angel.

We thank our Patrons: Connor, Clark & Lunn Foundation and Lawson Hunter.

The ACI gratefully acknowledges the support and assistance of the Archives de la ville de Montréal (Gilles Lafontaine); Art Gallery of Ontario (Eva Athanasiu); Bibliothèque et archives nationales du Québec (Hyacinthe Munger); Bibliothèque de la danse Vincent-Warren (Marie-Josée Lecours); Canada Council Art Bank (Christine Couture and Martha Young); Canadian Art Database (Bill Kirby); Concordia University Archive (Ellen Gressling); Dance Collection Danse Archive (Amy Bowring), Galerie de l’UQAM (Louise Déry), Galerie Simon Blais (Paul Bradley); Harbourfront Centre Gallery (Yvonne Lammerich and Marlee Choo); Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Marie-Claude Saia and Claudine Nicol); Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (Pascale Tremblay); Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (Lina Doyon); National Gallery of Canada (Raven Amiro); Photo Gaby (Ronald Desmarais); Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library at the University of Toronto (Elizabeth Ridolfo); University of Regina Archives (Trevor Hopkin), as well as Luis Jacob and Gilles Lessard.

We also would like to acknowledge the image research assistance of Isadora Chicoine-Marinier and Françoise Sullivan.

 


 

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Credits for Banner Images

 

Françoise Sullivan, 1980. Photograph by Louise Descoteaux.
Biography: Françoise Sullivan, 1980. Photograph by Louise Descoteaux. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal.
Homage to Paterson, 2003, by Françoise Sullivan.
Key Works: Homage to Paterson, 2003. (See below for details.)
Only Red no. 2, 2016, by Françoise Sullivan.
Significance & Critical Issues: Only Red no. 2, 2016. (See below for details.)
Françoise Sullivan and Jeanne Renaud in Duality, 1948.
Style & Technique: Françoise Sullivan and Jeanne Renaud in Duality (Dualité), 1948. (See below for details.)
Refus global, “La danse et l’espoir,” 1948, by Françoise Sullivan.
Sources & Resources: A page from Refus global; “La danse et l’espoir,” 1948. The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, D-10 7108.
Françoise Sullivan’s Montreal studio, 2015.
Where to See: Françoise Sullivan’s Montreal studio, 2015. Photographer unknown. Archive of the artist. Courtesy of the artist.

 

Credits for Works by Françoise Sullivan

 

Amerindian Head I, 1941, by Françoise Sullivan.
Amerindian Head I (Tête amérindienne I), 1941. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Amerindian Head II, 1941, by Françoise Sullivan.
Amerindian Head II (Tête amérindienne II), 1941. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Black and Tan, 1948, by Françoise Sullivan.
Black and Tan, 1948. Costume by Jean-Paul Mousseau. Fonds Iro Valaskakis Tembeck, Bibliothèque de la danse Vincent-Warren, Montreal, PHO-S855-1949-01. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Blocked Phone Booth, 1978–79, by Françoise Sullivan.
Blocked Phone Booth (Cabine téléphonique bloquée), 1978–79. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Blocked Window, 1977, by Françoise Sullivan.
Blocked Window (Fenêtre bloquée), 1977. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie de l’UQAM. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: L-P Côté.
Blue Bloom, 2016, by Françoise Sullivan.
Blue Bloom, 2016. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Guy L’Heureux.
Callooh Callay, 1967, by Françoise Sullivan.
Callooh Callay, 1967. University of Regina, Saskatchewan. Courtesy of BAnQ, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Choreography for Five Dancers and Five Automobiles, 1979, by Françoise Sullivan.
Choreography for Five Dancers and Five Automobiles (Chorégraphie pour cinq danseuses et cinq automobiles), 1979. Photographer unknown. Courtesy of the artist. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Concentric Fall, 1962, by Françoise Sullivan.
Concentric Fall (Chute concentrique), 1962. Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City. Purchased during the “Concours artistiques du Québec” (1st prize, sculpture) (1963.132). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: MNBAQ, Idra Labrie.
Cretan Cycle 2, no. 2, 1985, by Françoise Sullivan.
Cretan Cycle 2, no. 2 (Cycle crétois 2, no. 2), 1985. Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, gift from Françoise Sullivan. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Guy L’Heureux.
Cretan Cycle 2, no. 3, 1985, by Françoise Sullivan.
Cretan Cycle 2, no. 3 (Cycle crétois 2, no. 3), 1985. Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, gift from Françoise Sullivan. Photograph by Guy L’Heureux. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Cretan Cycle no. 13, 1984, by Françoise Sullivan.
Cretan Cycle no. 13 (Cycle crétois no. 13), 1984. Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City. Purchased for the collection “Prêt d’œuvres d’art” (CP.1985.57) © Françoise Sullivan SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: MNBAQ, Idra Labrie.
Dance in the Snow, 1948, by Françoise Sullivan.
Dance in the Snow (Danse dans la neige), 1948. Images from the album Danse dans la neige, published by Françoise Sullivan in fifty copies, S.l. Images Ouareau (1977). Courtesy of Galerie de l’UQAM. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Encounter with Archaic Apollo, 1974, by Françoise Sullivan.
Encounter with Archaic Apollo (Rencontre avec Apollon archaïque), 1974. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift from Françoise Sullivan (2001.67). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Fall in Red, 1966, by Françoise Sullivan.
Fall in Red (Chute en rouge), 1966. Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, (A 67 13 S 1). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: MACM.
Françoise Sullivan performing Black and Tan, 1947.
Françoise Sullivan performing Black and Tan, 1947. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Homage to Paterson, 2003, by Françoise Sullivan.
Homage to Paterson, 2003. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Denis Farley, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Homage to Ulysse no. 3, 2003, by Françoise Sullivan.
Homage to Ulysse no. 3, 2003. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Guy L’Heureux.
Jean-Paul (no. 4), from the series Homages, 2002–03, by Françoise Sullivan.
Jean-Paul (no. 4), from the series Homages, 2002–03. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, anonymous donor (2004/169). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
I Speak, 1993, choreography by Françoise Sullivan.
I Speak (Je parle), 1993, choreography, text, and painted tondo, performed by Ginette Boutin during the opening of the exhibition Françoise Sullivan: Trajectoires resplendissantes, January 10, 2017. Photograph by Isadora Chicoine-Marinier. Courtesy of Galerie de l’UQAM.
Labyrinth, 1981, by Françoise Sullivan.
Labyrinth (Labyrinthe), 1981. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, purchased 1982 (no. 28115.3). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Madame Récamier (also known as Reclining Woman), 1966, by Françoise Sullivan.
Madame Récamier (also known as Reclining Woman), 1966. Collection of the Canada Council Art Bank. Courtesy of the Art Bank. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Mountain, 1997, by Françoise Sullivan.
Mountain (Montagne), 1997. Pavillon Président-Kennedy, Université du Québec à Montréal (1997.4.1-7). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Galerie de l’UQAM.
Notations of a Choreography, 1948, by Françoise Sullivan.
Notations of a Choreography (Notations d’une chorégraphie), 1948. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie de l’UQAM. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: L-P Côté/Galerie de l’UQAM.
Of One, 1968–69, by Françoise Sullivan.
Of One (De une), 1968–69. Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, gift from Françoise Sullivan (2002.165). Courtesy of the artist. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Michiko Yajima.
Only Red no. 2, 2016, by Françoise Sullivan.
Only Red no. 2, 2016. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Portraits of People Who Resemble One Another, 1971 (printed 2003), by Françoise Sullivan.
Portraits of People Who Resemble One Another (Portraits de personnes qui se ressemblent), 1971 (printed 2003). Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie de l’UQAM. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: L-P Côté.
Proportio-5, 2015, by Françoise Sullivan.
Proportio-5, 2015. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Guy L’Heureux.
Proportio-7, 2015, by Françoise Sullivan.
Proportio-7, 2015. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Guy L’Heureux.
Proportio-8 b, 2015, by Françoise Sullivan.
Proportio-8 b, 2015. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Guy L’Heureux.
Reds, 2009–10, by Françoise Sullivan.
Reds (Rouges), 2009–10. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift from Françoise Sullivan, (2011.347.1-2). Photograph by the MMFA. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Rien, 1966. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018), by Françoise Sullivan.
Rien, 1966. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Reproduced with permission of the artist from Françoise Sullivan: Rétrospective, exhibition catalogue, Quebec: Ministère des affaires culturelles, 1981.
Les Saisons Sullivan, details of spring, summer, and autumn, 1947–2007, choreographed by Françoise Sullivan.
Les Saisons Sullivan, details of spring, summer, and autumn, 1947–2007. Prints by Marion Landry. Interpretations by Andrée-Maude Côté (spring), Annik Hamel (summer), Louise Bédard (autumn), and Ginette Boutin (winter). Courtesy of Galerie de l’UQAM. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Sculpture to See Through no. 5, 1965, by Françoise Sullivan.
Sculpture to See Through no. 5 (Sculpture pour voir au travers no. 5), 1965. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of the artist. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Spiral, 1969, by Françoise Sullivan.
Spiral (Spirale), 1969. Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, (A 77 59 S 1). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Richard-Max Tremblay.
Still Life, 1940, by Françoise Sullivan.
Still Life (Nature morte), 1940. Collection of Madeleine Arbour. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Legend of Artists, 1976, by Françoise Sullivan.
Legend of Artists (La légende des artistes), 1976. In collaboration with David Moore and Jean-Serge Champagne. Photograph by Louis-Philippe Meunier, Fonds Corridart, Concordia University Archives, Montreal (P119-02-231). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Legend of Artists, 1976, by Françoise Sullivan.
Legend of Artists (La légende des artistes), 1976. In collaboration with David Moore and Jean-Serge Champagne. Photograph by Louis-Philippe Meunier. Archives de la ville de Montréal (VM094-EM0750-002). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Legend of Artists, 1976, by Françoise Sullivan.
Legend of Artists (La légende des artistes), 1976. In collaboration with David Moore and Jean-Serge Champagne. Photograph by Louis-Philippe Meunier. Archives de la ville de Montréal (VM94-EM0750-006). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
The Progress of Cruelty, 1964, by Françoise Sullivan.
The Progress of Cruelty (Le progrès de la cruauté), 1964. Petromont Collection, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, (1991.16). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Tondo II, 1980, by Françoise Sullivan.
Tondo II, 1980. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of the Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art. Copyright © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Tondo III, 1980, by Françoise Sullivan.
Tondo III, 1980. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of the Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art. Copyright © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Tondo no. 6, 1980, by Françoise Sullivan.
Tondo no. 6, 1980. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Tondo VIII, 1980, by Françoise Sullivan.
Tondo VIII, 1980. Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, purchase (1984.13). Photograph by Pierre Charrier. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Untitled (Colourful Wave), c. 1966–67, by Françoise Sullivan. 
Untitled (Colourful Wave) (Sans titre [Onde colorée]), c. 1966–67. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Guy L’Heureux. 
Untitled, 1968, by Françoise Sullivan.
Untitled, 1968. Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, gift from M. Jean leFebure (D 11 16 S 2). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018). Photo credit: Richard-Max Tremblay.
Françoise Sullivan during the performance Walk among the Oil Refineries, 1973.
Françoise Sullivan during the performance Walk among the Oil Refineries (Promenade parmi les raffineries de pétrole), 1973. Photograph by Alex Neumann. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Walk between the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, 1970, by Françoise Sullivan.
Walk between the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Fine Arts (Promenade entre le Musée d’art contemporain et le Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal), 1970. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift from Françoise Sullivan (2001.66.6). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Walk between the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, 1970, by Françoise Sullivan.
Walk between the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Fine Arts (Promenade entre le Musée d’art contemporain et le Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal), 1970. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift from Françoise Sullivan (2001.66.1). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Walk between the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, 1970, by Françoise Sullivan.
Walk between the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Fine Arts (Promenade entre le Musée d’art contemporain et le Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal), 1970. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift from Françoise Sullivan (2001.66.29). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Walk between the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, 1970, by Françoise Sullivan.
Walk between the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Fine Arts (Promenade entre le Musée d’art contemporain et le Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal), 1970. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift from Françoise Sullivan (2001.66.19). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Walk between the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, 1970, by Françoise Sullivan.
Walk between the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Fine Arts (Promenade entre le Musée d’art contemporain et le Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal), 1970. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift from Françoise Sullivan (2001.66.18). © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).

 

Credits for Photographs and Works by Other Artists

 

Callooh Callay reinstalled at the University of Regina in 2010, by Françoise Sullivan.
Callooh Callay reinstalled at the University of Regina in 2010. Photographer unknown. University of Regina Archives.
Choreographic notes for Françoise Sullivan’s Hierophany (Hiérophanie), 1979.
Choreographic notes for Françoise Sullivan’s Hierophany (Hiérophanie), 1979. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Cover of the catalogue for the exhibition Françoise Sullivan: Trajectoires resplendissantes, 2017.
Cover of the catalogue for the exhibition Françoise Sullivan: Trajectoires resplendissantes, 2017. Courtesy of the Galerie de l’UQAM.
A Dance for Those of Us Whose Hearts Have Turned to Ice, Based on the Choreography of Françoise Sullivan and the Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth (with Sign-Language Supplement), 2007, by Luis Jacob.
A Dance for Those of Us Whose Hearts Have Turned to Ice, Based on the Choreography of Françoise Sullivan and the Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth (with Sign-Language Supplement), 2007, by Luis Jacob. Courtesy of the artist.
Demolition of Corridart, Sherbrooke Street, July 13 and 14, 1976. Photograph by Louis-Philippe Meunier.
Demolition of Corridart, Sherbrooke Street, July 13 and 14, 1976. Photograph by Louis-Philippe Meunier. Archives de la ville de Montréal, VM94-EM0752-008.
Handprints (Empreintes), 2015, instruction of Paul-André Fortier performed by Françoise Sullivan.
Handprints (Empreintes), 2015, instruction of Paul-André Fortier performed by Françoise Sullivan during the opening of the exhibition do it Montreal, Galerie de l’UQAM, January 12, 2016, Montreal. Photograph by David Ospina. Courtesy of Galerie de l’UQAM.
Handprints (Empreintes), 2015, instruction of Paul-André Fortier performed by Françoise Sullivan.
Handprints (Empreintes), 2015, instruction of Paul-André Fortier performed by Françoise Sullivan during the opening of the exhibition do it Montreal, Galerie de l’UQAM, January 12, 2016, Montreal. Photograph by L-P Côté. Courtesy of Galerie de l’UQAM.
Endless Column (Version 1), by Constantin Brancusi, 1918.
Endless Column (Version 1), by Constantin Brancusi, 1918. Museum of Modern Art, New York, gift from Mary Sisler (645.1983) © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
En face de moi, a choreography by Françoise Sullivan, performed by Ginette Boutin.
En face de moi, a choreography by Françoise Sullivan, performed by Ginette Boutin during the Françoise Sullivan exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, in March 1993. Photographer unknown. Courtesy of the Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Françoise Sullivan, 1936. Photograph by Studio Garcia.
Françoise Sullivan, 1936. Photograph by Studio Garcia. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal.
Françoise Sullivan, c. 1964. Photograph by Photo Gaby.
Françoise Sullivan, c. 1964. Photograph by Photo Gaby. Archive of the artist. Courtesy of the artist.
Françoise Sullivan, c. 1965. Photograph by George C. Fenyon.
Françoise Sullivan, c. 1965. Photograph by George C. Fenyon. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Françoise Sullivan, age fourteen, at l’École de danse Gérald Crevier.
Françoise Sullivan, age fourteen, at l’École de danse Gérald Crevier. Photographer unknown. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Françoise Sullivan and her sons, c. mid-1960s. Photograph by Paterson Ewen.
Françoise Sullivan and her sons, c. mid-1960s. Photograph by Paterson Ewen. Archive of the artist. Courtesy of the artist.
Françoise Sullivan and her sons, Vincent, Geoffrey, Jean-Christophe, and Francis, in their home, 1961. Photograph by Paterson Ewen.
Françoise Sullivan and her sons, Vincent, Geoffrey, Jean-Christophe, and Francis, in their home, 1961. Photograph by Paterson Ewen. Courtesy of the artist.
Françoise Sullivan and Jeanne Renaud in Duality (Dualité), 1948. Photograph by Arthur Renaud.
Françoise Sullivan and Jeanne Renaud in Duality (Dualité), 1948. Photograph by Arthur Renaud. Fonds Iro Valaskakis Tembeck, Bibliothèque de la danse Vincent-Warren, Montreal, PHO-S855-1948-01.
Françoise Sullivan and Jeanne Renaud in Duality (Dualité), 1948.
Françoise Sullivan and Jeanne Renaud in Duality (Dualité), 1948. Photographer unknown. Courtesy of the Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Françoise Sullivan and Penny Kondak in Duality (Dualité), 1949.
Françoise Sullivan and Penny Kondak in Duality (Dualité), 1949. Photographer unknown. Archive of the artist. Courtesy of the artist.
Françoise Sullivan and Pierre Gauvreau, at l’École de danse Gérald Crevier, “Le spectre de la rose,” 1940s.
Françoise Sullivan and Pierre Gauvreau, at l’École de danse Gérald Crevier, “Le spectre de la rose,” 1940s. Photograph by Niemi Studios. Courtesy of the artist.
Françoise Sullivan at Franziska Boas’s studio in New York, c. 1947.
Françoise Sullivan at Franziska Boas’s studio in New York, c. 1947. Photographer unknown. Courtesy of the artist.
Françoise Sullivan at Hickey Plastics, working on a Plexiglas sculpture, 1968.
Françoise Sullivan at Hickey Plastics, working on a Plexiglas sculpture, 1968. Photograph by Michiko Yajima Gagnon. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Françoise Sullivan at the Venice Biennale, 1970. Photograph by Louis Comtois. Courtesy of the artist.
Françoise Sullivan at the Venice Biennale, 1970. Photograph by Louis Comtois. Courtesy of the artist.
Françoise Sullivan (front), John A. Sullivan (left), and Corinne Sullivan (third from left) with family friends, 1934.
Françoise Sullivan (front), John A. Sullivan (left), and Corinne Sullivan (third from left) with family friends, 1934. Archive of the artist. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal.
Françoise Sullivan, Gérald Crevier, and Marie-Paule Crevier, 1940.
Françoise Sullivan, Gérald Crevier, and Marie-Paule Crevier, 1940. Photographer unknown. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Françoise Sullivan in the CBC production of Monteverdi’s Le Combat, featuring a choreography by Sullivan, 1953.
Françoise Sullivan in the CBC production of Monteverdi’s Le Combat, featuring a choreography by Sullivan, 1953. Photographer unknown. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Françoise Sullivan in Central Park, New York, c. 1946. Photograph by Laredo.
Françoise Sullivan in Central Park, New York, c. 1946. Photograph by Laredo. Courtesy of the artist.
Françoise Sullivan in her studio, 2007, photograph by François Lafrance.
Françoise Sullivan in her studio, 2007, photograph by François Lafrance. Archive of the artist. Courtesy of the artist.
Françoise Sullivan wearing the costume Jean-Paul Mousseau designed for Black and Tan, 1949.
Françoise Sullivan wearing the costume Jean-Paul Mousseau designed for Black and Tan, 1949. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto. Photograph by Annette and Basil Zarov. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Françoise Sullivan with Mary O’Connell at Franziska Boas’s studio in New York, c. 1947.
Françoise Sullivan with Mary O’Connell at Franziska Boas’s studio in New York, c. 1947. Photographer unknown. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Ginette Boutin in Black and Tan, 1992, a choreography by Françoise Sullivan.
Ginette Boutin in Black and Tan, 1992, a choreography by Françoise Sullivan. Photographer unknown. Courtesy of the Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art. 
Installation view of Mountain (Montagne), 1997.
Installation view of Mountain (Montagne), 1997. Pavillon Président-Kennedy, Université du Québec à Montréal (1997.4.1-7). Photograph by Michel Brunel. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Installation views of Aeris Ludus, 1967.
Installation views of Aeris Ludus, 1967. Sculpture ’67 catalogue, published by the National Gallery Centennial project for Toronto City Hall. Courtesy of Harbourfront Centre Gallery, Toronto. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Invitation to Françoise Sullivan’s reading of her essay “La danse aujourd’hui,” February 16, 1948.
Invitation to Françoise Sullivan’s reading of her essay “La danse aujourd’hui,” February 16, 1948. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
L’affaire Corridart postcards, 1977.
L’affaire Corridart postcards, 1977. Fonds Pierre Ayot, BAnQ, Vieux-Montréal, (P905,S6,D1).
Mechanical Ballet (Ballet mécanique), by Fernand Léger, 1924.
Mechanical Ballet (Ballet mécanique), by Fernand Léger, 1924. Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired from the artist © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Martha Graham, Letter to the World (Kick), by Barbara Morgan, 1940.
Martha Graham, Letter to the World (Kick), by Barbara Morgan, 1940. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. [©Barbara Morgan Estate]
A page from Refus global, “La danse et l’espoir,” 1948, by Françoise Sullivan.
A page from Refus global; “La danse et l’espoir,” 1948. The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, D-10 7108.
Paterson Ewen and Françoise Sullivan in New York, 1957.
Paterson Ewen and Françoise Sullivan in New York, 1957. Photographer unknown. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Pearl Primus, New York, by Lisette Model, 1943.
Pearl Primus, New York, by Lisette Model, 1943. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. © Lisette Model Foundation.
Pierre Gauvreau, Françoise Sullivan, Louise Renaud, Madeleine and Mimi Lalonde, Claude Gauvreau, and Marcel Barbeau in Saint-Hilaire, 1946.
Pierre Gauvreau, Françoise Sullivan, Louise Renaud, Madeleine and Mimi Lalonde, Claude Gauvreau, and Marcel Barbeau in Saint-Hilaire, 1946. Photographer unknown. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Plate from the album Dance in the Snow, choreography improvised by Françoise Sullivan, 1948, print 1977, by Jean-Paul Riopelle.
Plate from the album Dance in the Snow, choreography improvised by Françoise Sullivan, 1948, print 1977, by Jean-Paul Riopelle. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Monique Arnoldi Bequest (2008.95.18). Photo credit: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Poster for the performance And the Night to the Night (Et la nuit à la nuit) by Françoise Sullivan’s dance group, 1981.
Poster for the performance And the Night to the Night (Et la nuit à la nuit) by Françoise Sullivan’s dance group, 1981, Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Poster for Franziska Boas’s studio, 1945.
Poster for Franziska Boas’s studio, 1945, Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Proportio, an exhibition at Galerie Simon Blais in Montreal, with the work Proportio-3 (left) and Proportio-2 (right). Photograph by Guy L’Heureux.
Proportio, an exhibition at Galerie Simon Blais in Montreal, with the work Proportio-3 (left) and Proportio-2 (right). Photograph by Guy L’Heureux. Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Refus global manifesto, 1948.
Refus global manifesto, 1948. Courtesy of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
Refus global manifesto, table of contents, 1948.
Refus global manifesto, table of contents, 1948. Courtesy of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
Rehearsal of Françoise Sullivan’s Hierophany (Hiérophanie), 1980. Photograph by Denis Farley.
Rehearsal of Françoise Sullivan’s Hierophany (Hiérophanie), 1980. Photograph by Denis Farley. Courtesy of the artist. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Rehearsal of Françoise Sullivan’s choreography Labyrinth (Labyrinthe), 1981.
Rehearsal of Françoise Sullivan’s choreography Labyrinth (Labyrinthe), 1981. Photographer unknown. Courtesy of the artist. © Françoise Sullivan/SODRAC (2018).
Rideau, performed by Jeanne Renaud and Peter Boneham, during Expression 65 in 1965. Set design by Françoise Sullivan.
Rideau, performed by Jeanne Renaud and Peter Boneham, during Expression 65 in 1965. Set design by Françoise Sullivan. Photograph by Marc-André Gagné. Bibliothèque de la danse Vincent-Warren, Montreal, (PHO-R463-1965-RID-01).
Shefler’s Springtime Revue at His Majesty’s Theatre in Montreal, April 27, 1934.
Shefler’s Springtime Revue at His Majesty’s Theatre in Montreal, April 27, 1934. Photograph by Ashton and Doucet. Dance Collection Danse Archive, Toronto.
Souvenir program The Firebird, from the Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev, 1910.
Souvenir program The Firebird, from the Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev, 1910. Library of Congress, Music Division.
The Strangford Apollo, c. 490 BC.
The Strangford Apollo, c. 490 BC. British Museum, London, (1864,0220.1) © The Trustees of the British Museum.

 


 

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Gérin, Annie, 1969-, author
          Françoise Sullivan : life & work / Annie Gérin.

 

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